Karnataka BJP Leader Devaraja Gowda Accused of Sexual Harassment

BJP leader Devaraja Gowda has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman. The victim's husband has alleged that Gowda barged into their house and abused them. The woman has alleged that Gowda has been harassing her for the past 10 months.

Gobind Arora
Published on: 10 May 2024 11:45 AM GMT
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A BJP leader in Karnataka, Devaraja Gowda, has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman. The victim's husband has alleged that Gowda barged into their house and abused them. The woman has alleged that Gowda has been harassing her for the past 10 months.

The allegations have come to light after the woman's husband filed a police complaint against Gowda. The complaint alleges that Gowda had been harassing the woman for months and had even made sexual advances towards her. The woman's husband also alleged that Gowda had barged into their house and abused them.

The BJP has distanced itself from Gowda and has said that the party will take strict action against him if the allegations are found to be true. The Karnataka Police have said that they are investigating the allegations and will take appropriate action.

Devaraja Gowda's response

Devaraja Gowda has denied the allegations and has called them a political conspiracy. He has said that he does not know the woman and that he has never harassed her. Gowda has also accused the victim's husband of trying to extort money from him.

Investigation

The Karnataka Police are currently investigating the allegations against Devaraja Gowda. The police have said that they are questioning witnesses and collecting evidence. The police have also said that they will take appropriate action once their investigation is complete.

Reactions

The allegations against Devaraja Gowda have sparked outrage in Karnataka. Many people have taken to social media to condemn the alleged harassment and to call for Gowda's arrest. Women's rights groups have also demanded that the BJP take strict action against Gowda.

The BJP has said that it is committed to ensuring the safety and security of women and that it will take strict action against any party member who is found to be guilty of sexual harassment. The party has also said that it will cooperate fully with the police investigation.

Impact on BJP

The allegations against Devaraja Gowda could have a negative impact on the BJP's image in Karnataka. The BJP is already facing criticism for its handling of sexual harassment cases in the past. The party will need to take swift and decisive action to address the allegations against Gowda if it wants to avoid any further damage to its reputation.

Gobind Arora

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